The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce)
Rank 1 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 76 126 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.89% 32.64% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.68% 40.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 115 13
Average daily rate £575 £500 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £595 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.38 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-17.98% -41.10%
E-Commerce
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 315 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.16% 81.61% 70.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 250 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 55 £531 +6.25% 3
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.93%) Retail
3 24 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 23 (20.72%) SOA
5 18 (16.22%) Information Security
6 17 (15.32%) Data Modelling
7 14 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (11.71%) Scrum
8 13 (11.71%) API Design
9 12 (10.81%) Microservices
9 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.91%) Middleware
10 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
10 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.91%) User Stories
11 10 (9.01%) Data Transformation
11 10 (9.01%) Project Planning
11 10 (9.01%) Business Analysis
12 9 (8.11%) Legal
12 9 (8.11%) High Availability
12 9 (8.11%) SaaS
12 9 (8.11%) Use Case
12 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Network Security
13 8 (7.21%) Software Delivery
13 8 (7.21%) Data Integration
13 8 (7.21%) JIRA
13 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (7.21%) hybris

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.21%) JBoss
2 7 (6.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) SaaS
2 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) IaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Taleo
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Network Security
2 6 (5.41%) LAN
3 5 (4.50%) DNS
3 5 (4.50%) WAN
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.90%) VLAN
4 1 (0.90%) Wireless
4 1 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) JIRA
General
1 31 (27.93%) Retail
2 9 (8.11%) Legal
3 7 (6.31%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (48.65%) Architect
2 29 (26.13%) Analyst
3 22 (19.82%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (17.12%) Business Analyst
5 18 (16.22%) E-Commerce Architect
6 13 (11.71%) Project Manager
7 10 (9.01%) Information Architect
7 10 (9.01%) Information Security Architect
7 10 (9.01%) Security Architect
7 10 (9.01%) Technical Architect
8 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Integration Architect
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Architect
10 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (5.41%) Data Architect
11 6 (5.41%) Data Integration Architect
11 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
12 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Security Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) Middleware
2 6 (5.41%) .NET
3 4 (3.60%) REST
3 4 (3.60%) SOAP
4 3 (2.70%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.80%) WCF
6 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Cryptography
1 8 (7.21%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.50%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 23 (20.72%) SOA
4 18 (16.22%) Information Security
5 17 (15.32%) Data Modelling
6 14 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (11.71%) API Design
7 13 (11.71%) Scrum
8 12 (10.81%) Microservices
8 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.91%) User Stories
9 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
10 10 (9.01%) Business Analysis
10 10 (9.01%) Data Transformation
10 10 (9.01%) Project Planning
11 9 (8.11%) High Availability
11 9 (8.11%) Use Case
11 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Change Management
12 8 (7.21%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) C#
1 4 (3.60%) Java
2 3 (2.70%) VB
2 3 (2.70%) VB6
3 2 (1.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) CISSP
2 3 (2.70%) PMP
2 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.80%) CSSLP
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.90%) CISA
4 1 (0.90%) CRISC
4 1 (0.90%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) COBIT
2 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) hybris
2 8 (7.21%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.70%) Apigee
4 3 (2.70%) Mashery
5 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) SAP